It lists roughly 4.5 million homes for rent in more than 81,000 cities.
"We have a lot more than shared rooms, private rooms and entire homes", he said, announcing new categories for vacation homes, boutique hotel rooms, B&Bs and "uniques", a classification that includes tree-houses, boats, yurts, igloos and a 30ft beagle-shaped house called Sweet Willy. This makes it hard for hosts to stand out and guests can't always find what they're looking for.
The company will also begin offering four new types of properties classified as vacation homes, boutiques, bed and breakfast units and "unique" homes. All seven property types will launch to guests this summer.
Airbnb was initially designed mainly for solo travel but over the years, millions of people have found the platform suited to a range of different types of travel, whether that be families who want extra space and a place to cook, to adventurers who are looking for somewhere to stay off the beaten track.
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Alongside Beyond, the Airbnb update will include several other features, including Airbnb Plus, a verification project, that would seek to elevate hosts with exceptional homes above the rest. Now, people need to scroll through listings to find what's right for them, but with more collections they'll be able to choose from categories like weddings, group getaways and dinner parties.
To recognise the hosts who have went above and beyond to provide outstanding hospitality, Airbnb Plus has been launched today, starting with 2,000 homes in 13 cities.
Airbnb Plus properties will be checked against a checklist of 100 points covering quality, cleanliness and comfort, including clean bedding, cooking equipment and toiletries. It also benefits hosts by providing design consultations, professional photography services and top placement in search results.
In Chicago, for example, there's a luxury loft near Wrigley Field available on Airbnb Plus for $79 a night.
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The company revealed in San Francisco on Thursday that following its acquisition of Luxury Retreats previous year, it is now preparing to launch Beyond by Airbnb. Hosts within this tier have 4.8 ratings are higher.
The company's Superhost program now has 400,000 hosts and is expanding to include 14 new and improved benefits, including better exposure and benefits on smart home products.
The company is projected to make around $200m in annual gross sales from its Experiences packages, which offer travellers the chance to book local activities in the town or city they're staying in, by the end of 2018, up from $10m in 2017. In comparison, Airbnb users are generally reliant on the accuracy of the original listing and other visitors keeping that honest with their post-stay reviews.
The home share platform announced Thursday that it's adding a loyalty program that will treat "its best guests" to "benefits across the entire trip".
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